International Cat Day
International Cat Day is held on August 8. This event in the first decade of the month august is annual.
International Assistance Dog Week on August 2 (Starts on First Sunday in August);
World Elephant Day on August 12 (Conceived in 2011 by Canadian filmmakers Patricia Sims and Michael Clark of Canazwest Pictures, and Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary-General of the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation in Thailand, it was officially founded, supported and launched by Patricia Sims and the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation on August 12, 2012);
Clear the Shelters Day on August 15 (Third Saturday of August);